On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Columbia submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 69 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Columbia are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.